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Zeros of Polynomial Functions

 Topic Review on "Title": Root: A root is any real or complex number a where a polynomial takes the value 0. Multiplicity of a Root: The multiplicity of a root of a polynomial f(x) has multiplicity m if divides f(x) and does not divide f(x). Rolle’s Theorem: Let f(x) be a polynomial and a and b are two numbers such that a

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 "Title" Tutorial Summary : This tutorial shows the basic definitions of the zeros of polynomial functions. Quadratic and cubic polynomials are presented with the use of graphs and the quadratic equation. The nature of roots is shown through the examples in this tutorial. Polynomials of higher degree are shown with the use of the rational test, and Rolle’s Theorem. The roots and factoring polynomials are mentioned using theorems such as the irreducibility criterion and the fundamental theorem of algebra. Finally, an introduction to mathematical modeling is presented with the least squares principles and the regression model.

 Tutorial Features: Specific Tutorial Features: • Examples showing how the roots of polynomials are found in some cases. • Graphical representation of the regression and least squares principles to emphasize the theory of mathematical modeling. Series Features: • Concept map showing inter-connections of new concepts in this tutorial and those previously introduced. • Definition slides introduce terms as they are needed. • Visual representation of concepts • Animated examples—worked out step by step • A concise summary is given at the conclusion of the tutorial.

 "Title" Topic List: `Basic definitions of the zeros of polynomial functionsQuadratic and Cubic PolynomialsPolynomials of higher degree Rolle’s Theorem The Rational Root Test Descartes RuleRoots and Factoring Irreducibility criterion The Fundamental Theorem of AlgebraMathematical Modeling Regression PrincipleLeast Squares Principle`

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